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Shaun Desmond SCANLON


Shaun Desmond SCANLON

aka  Scano

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. # 31???

Class 267 ( PREP ) at Goulburn Police Academy


Rank:  Commenced Training at Goulburn Police Academy on Sunday 18 August 1996 ( aged 24 years, 5 months, 13 days )

Probationary Constable – appointed 14 February 1997 ( aged 24 years, 11 months, 9 days ))

Constable – appointed ? ? ?

Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?

Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?


Final Rank:  Senior Constable


Stations:  Campbelltown, Campbelltown Transit Police, Talbingo – Lock Up Keeper


ServiceFrom 18 August 1996  to  ? 2005 – Resigned & joined NSW Fire Brigades




Born:  Sunday  5 March 1972

Died on:  Tuesday  6 January 2015

Cause:  Suicide – Albury – where he was stationed with Fire Brigades.

Age: 42 years, 10 months, 1 day


Funeral date:  Friday 16 January 2015 @ 3pm

Funeral location:  Sacred Heart Church, Beechworth Rd, Wodonga, Victoria

Dress request:  Hawaiian shirt & thongs or Safari Suit from the 1980’s.


Buried at:  Cremated at Glenmorus Gardens Albury

Dean Campbell tries the free online fire safety audit with his colleagues Brett Arundel, Mark Shields and Shaun Scanlon. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK
Dean Campbell tries the free online fire safety audit with his colleagues Brett Arundel, Mark Shields and Shaun Scanlon. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK  8 October 2010


Shaun SCANLON: A genuine Mate that will be sadly missed. Our thoughts are with you and your family Michelle. Chris Coomas, Sydney, New South Wales


Shaun is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance  *NEED MORE INFO




****  NOTE:  This is Shaun SCANLON – NOT Sean Scanlon who was attached to Liverpool area.



Shaun SCANLON left the New South Wales Police Force around 2005 and joined the New South Wales Fire Brigades – being stationed at Albury.

SCANLON, Shaun Desmond
Born 5 March 1972.
Passed away on 6 January 2015.
Cherished son of Lesley and Des. Loved husband of Michelle and father of Hannah, Kurt, Connor. Beloved brother and brother-in-law of Natalie, Tracy, Ross, Peter and special Uncle to Chris, Gemma, Sam, Ben, Nick, Lisa, Grace.
Missed so much. One day we will understand.
Funeral notice later.

NSW Fire Brigades

Fire & Rescue NSW notes with regret, the passing of Senior Firefighter Shaun Scanlon (8791) of Liverpool and Albury Fire Stations on 6th January, 2015.
The Commissioner wishes to place on record his appreciation of the dedication to duty exhibited by Senior Firefighter Scanlon during his years of service to the people of NSW.
Greg Mullins Commissioner
Published in The Daily Telegraph on 12/01/2015



SCANLON, Shaun. – Fire & Rescue NSW notes with regret the passing of Senior Firefighter Shaun Scanlon (8791) of Albury Central Fire Station on January 6, 2015.
The Commissioner wishes to place on record his appreciation of the dedication to duty exhibited by Senior Firefighter Scanlon during his years of service to the people of NSW. Greg Mullins, Commissioner.


Published in The Border Mail on Jan. 17, 2015

Passing of Shaun Scanlon

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

 Passing of Shaun Scanlon – Albury Juniors.


SIRU Junior Rugby advises all clubs and players of the sudden passing of Shaun Scanlon from the Albury Junior Rugby Club.   Shaun has been a coach and  an active member of the Albury Junior Rugby Club and was the assistant coach of the SIRU Juniors under 13 side in 2014.


On behalf of the SIRU Seniors and Juniors Clubs we offer our deepest sympathy to Shaun’s  family and the Albury Junior Rugby Club.


Tom Murphy

President Southern Inland Junior Rugby

The New Zealand Herald


January 21, 2015
We knew Shaun when he was stationed in Talbingo. Our deepest sympathies to the family.
From Roger & Sharon Frew
January 17, 2015
Michelle, we have just got word up her in North Queensland…. Our hearts are breaking for you…. We shared such fond memories of Shaun and you all with our time spent at The Steamers rugby club! Our condolences to you Hannah Connor and Kurt……. Yours in rugby
Cath, Ronan,Charlie, Oliver and Amelia Betcher
January 17, 2015
To The Scanlon Family.
Our deepest sympathy to Michelle, Hannah, Kurt and Conner at the passing of your husband and father.

Take care Kiwi!

From The Sunde family.

January 16, 2015
To my sister and her gorgeous kids Hannah, Kurt and Connor. Our thoughts are with you and we will be there whenever you need us. RIP Shaun Love Nicole and Cheryl x
January 16, 2015
My heart is breaking, it is so hard to believe we are never going to see that checky smile again, your parents raised a beautiful man who had a beautiful soul – I am sure you will be watching from heaven – just don’t give those ‘All Blacks’ all the wins give us Aussies a win once in a while. Till we meet again – earth is a little bit darker place at the moment but the stars are ever so bright with you up there – God wrap your arms around my friend and protect him.
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January 16, 2015
To my sister and her three gorgeous kids, Hannah, Kurt and Connor, sending our love to you all and we want you to know that we will always be there for you xx RIP Shaun Love Nicole and Cheryl
January 16, 2015
My deepest sorrow to the family Shaun will be forever missed.
January 16, 2015
Our ?? aches for you Michelle, Hannah, Kurt and Connor. If only we could have you back Shaun, fly with the angels big fella. We love and miss you so much, till we meet again ?? Love Chris, Sally, Marty, Millie and Harry
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January 16, 2015
May the light that burns within you Scano, keep burning far beyond your short time on this earth. Rest in peace big fella.
January 16, 2015
Shaun, our years of working together in the police at Campbelltown will never be forgotten. You were a great fella who was always up for a good laugh, hard work and backing up your colleagues. Both Paul and I cannot believe the devastating loss of you and what your family must be going through…many communities across NSW have certainly lost out since your passing, as we have not only lost a dedicated and devoted former NSW police officer but also a NSW Fire Brigade member. You were selfless in your devotion to serving many communities and keeping us all safe… Scano, your absence will be felt by many, especially the residents of Albury…our hearts go out to Michelle, Hannah and Connor.
January 15, 2015
Our deepest sorrow is extended to all the Scanlon family but especially to our mate Kurt. Nothing we can say will ease your pain but remember that we are all here to help in any way we can.
Mrs P, Rama and Chisholm 7, CCW
January 15, 2015
Shaun, mate thank you for the Rugby, beers your friendship and the guidance you gave Jarryd and all the other Juniors. I know the lounge in heaven will be comfortable, the fridge full of fine ale and TV tuned to Rugby. To Michelle, Hannah, Kurt and Connor please accept our deepest sympathy and condolences. All our Love and thoughts Terry , Vera, Ashleigh and Jarryd.
January 15, 2015
Forever missed – we love you Shaun – seems unthinkable a world with out you. Love Karen, Mike, Zanthe and Jordis
January 15, 2015
RIP Shaun, in gods care.
January 14, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Michelle, Hannah, Kurt and Connor. Shaun brought a smile to the faces of so many. He was a dedicated and respected police officer, but more importantly, a genuine, caring and lovable bloke. Dubbed ‘High tower’ by many Cootamundra locals during his OSG duties, you will be sorely missed mate. On behalf of all those who were lucky enough to have worked by your side – you will not be forgotten.
January 13, 2015
A genuine Mate that will be sadly missed. Our thoughts are with you and your family Michelle.
January 13, 2015
Shaun was a man of conviction and integrity. I first met him working at FDC over 18 years ago and he was a person you would never forget. To his family I offer my deepest condolences.
January 13, 2015
RIP Shaun – miss you my beautiful friend.
January 13, 2015
Shaun, may you always look down on us, for we will always remember you. We will be there for Shell, Han, Kurt and Connor. We will cherish all the laughs and good times we had. Your Mates, Az, Fee, Paddy, Ollie and Pol
January 13, 2015
We will always cherish our memories with you, Michelle, Hannah, Kurt and Connor at Talbingo. You were a great friend a great husband and a great dad. You will always hold a special place in our hearts. Love Terry, Tracey, Heath and Beau Mulligan
January 12, 2015
I’m not sure what to say, just can not believe it, you will be so sadly missed, one of the most generous blokes I know. I will miss the jokes, the beers, but most of all I will miss you as a person, the change of shift will never be the same, my heart goes out to Michelle and your great kids, I’m sure they will make you proud. Thanks for the memories.
Chris Davies
January 12, 2015
RIP Shaun Scanlon. A man of integrity.
January 12, 2015
The greatest tribute to the lose of my friend is not grief but gratitude . Thank you for being a great mate and an exceptional colleague. Michelle the station doors will always be open for you and your family. All our love Brett and family.
January 11, 2015
Shaun will be sorely missed as a friend and collegue of anyone that worked with him at Fire and Rescue NSW.
January 11, 2015
Hey mate – Life at the station will never be the same! You were a colleague, an inspiration but most importantly my friend. Words cannot say how much you will be missed. Michelle you will always be a part of our special family please call on us for anything. Our love to you, the children and all of Shaun’s family.
January 11, 2015
Devastated to no longer have you in our life. So many happy childhood memories spent together. Mostly getting into mischief, but all good times. Just wish we had the time to create more fun times. Will never ever forget you Shaun, love you little cuz always and forever RIP xxx
January 11, 2015
May you rest in peace with the knowledge that we will all be here for Shelly and the kids in every way we know how. You were the life of every party, may that continue when we all meet again. All of our love, Keen & Matt xx
January 10, 2015
To my Darling Daddy, love you so much, my life will never be the same.
love Hannah
January 10, 2015
Our hearts are breaking…To my sister Michelle,Hannah, Kurt and Connor…. We will always be there for you. Love always Jo, David, Morgan, Maddie and Kyle xxx
January 10, 2015
My heart goes out to you at this time and in the days ahead.
January 10, 2015
We will truly miss you Shaun, such a like minded friend and one of a kind. Our thoughts are with all of your family now and always. Long live fine music, great times and safari suits.
Matt, Di, Jordan, Riley & Tyler
January 10, 2015
Shaun I love you and will miss you. Rest peacefully. One day we will be reunited and ready for a good party! Love Natalie
January 10, 2015
My darling ‘little’ brother. I will always love you and miss you heaps!! You are always with us.
January 10, 2015
Beloved nephew of Michael & Sheila Clark, Cousin of Kathleen & Collin, John & Julie, Heather & Robert and their families. Rest in peace Shaun.
The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. -Psalm 14:18

The Commissioner regrets to advise of the passing of
Senior Firefighter Shaun SCANLON (8791),
of Liverpool and Albury Fire Stations, on 6 January 2015.
16 January
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Beechworth Road
WodongaFollowing the service a private cremation will be held at the Glenmorus Gardens AlburyBrigade members attending may attend in uniform and form a Guard of Honour should one be required.Dress Code: Summer dress, Blue Shirt, Tie, Peak Cap & Ribbons

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